UNSW School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering held our annual awards event on Thursday 9th June to recognise the outstanding performances of students in courses in 2021.

Professor Ian Gibson, Deputy Dean, Industry Engagement, Innovation & Research officially welcomed all attendees. Opening and closing remarks were announced by Head of School, Professor Ismet Canbulat.

Our undergraduate students, Claudia Agustine, Duncan Slater and Liam Brunton announced the awards and the recipients as Masters of Ceremony. A special presentation was given by Seonik Cho on the Over the Dusty Moon competition where the UNSW team claimed third place. 

Head of School, Ismet Canbulat praised the winners. “Congratulations to the students and we look forward to seeing them build on their achievements.”

We would like to thank our industry sponsors for their support of the award ceremony and prizes.

Event and Prizes Sponsors

Gold – Jennmar

Silver – The NSW Minerals Council of Australia

Bronze – Bridgeport Energy

Bronze – Maptek

Bronze – Mine Managers Association of Australia

The evening started with a cocktail reception of canapes and beverages followed by a sit-down two-course dinner courtesy of Bayleaf catering. Photography by Anna Kucera and music by The Lava Lamps.

The full list of winners can be found here - Rising Stars: UNSW Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering, Recognising Outstanding performances of 2021.

Once again congratulations to our students on their outstanding performances!

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